Knights Rally in Sixth for Victory Against Rocky Grove

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RUSSELL, Pa. – Owen Trumbull tossed a complete-game five-hitter, Zane Alexander drove in a pair of go-ahead runs and Jared Beers had three hits as Eisenhower improved to 3-0 with a 6-3 win over Rocky Grove. 

The Knights actually trailed, 3-1 going into the bottom of the sixth, but scored five runs in the frame to take the lead. 

Teagan Gray got the scoring in the inning started with an RBI double, followed by a run-scoring single from Kael Hunt to tie the game 3-3. Alexander followed with a 2-run single. 

Trumbull capped the frame with an RBI single. 

Trumbull then shut the door in the seventh with a strikeout, groundout and fly out. 

The Eisenhower senior struck out five, walked two and threw 62 of his 98 pitches for strikes. 

Caden Toscano, Aaron Burkhardt and Eli Wilson had RBIs for Rocky Grove. 

Reece Henderson was in control through the first five innings before running into trouble in the sixth. The Oriole junior allowed seven hits and five earned runs, striking out eight. 

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